These 11 MFA programs offer a variety of specialties for those engaged in the noble pursuit of higher ed.
The MFA in graphic design program at Eastern Michigan University is relatively small (12-18 students), but provides students with a cross-disciplinary experience.
From the SVA Design Writing and Research Summer Intensive in NYC to the "100 Classic Graphic Design Journals," find out the latest design news surrounding writing and books.
He was an illustrator, cartoonist, designer, puzzle creator and puppeteer. In 1928, the father of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons was commissioned by the department store to create a series of helium filled, rubberized silk animal balloons.
According to the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office in 2012 alone, there were 542,815 applications for patents with 276,788 patents granted. Since 1790, there have been 7 million patents issued total, when Samuel Hopkins was awarded the first patent for a process of making potash, an ingredient used in fertilizer. That patent was signed...
Before they were even enfranchised, women were tightly stitched from hair to toe. Imprisoned in their own bodies, these were what passed for liberating fashions in 1893 — just 120 years ago.
Most states no longer include teaching cursive handwriting in their common core standards, which begs the question of whether the end of cursive is nearing?
In an effort to pull students away from the confines of a screen, they were tasked to design a poster for a play by Shakespeare by hand and also by computer. These were critiqued in a side-by- side comparison of the two efforts.
I greeted last week’s announcement of the cessation of Saturday services for the United States Postal Service with mixed emotions. It would be altruistic of me to claim this was only due to concern for the myriad workers that would are being displaced, but that wouldn’t be entirely honest. Rather, there were selfish reasons...
Last year, I got to visit one of my old haunts, the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, for the first time in over a dozen years. Since the permanent collection has changed little over the years, it was good to see old friends. Standing before one, I found a familiar visage that I...